Home & Design
Hotel Zena - Suite
Hotel Zena - Suite

DC's Donovan House.

Hotel Giardino Mountain - Lake Saint Moritz
Hotel Giardino Mountain - Lake Saint Moritz

Giardino Mountain near Switzerland's St. Moritz.

Great Winter Escapes

Luxury options near and far

Great Winter Escapes Tropical Getaway
Opened in late 2013, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba occupies an enviable spot on pristine Palm Beach. Its 265 guest rooms and 55 suites boast balconies with views of the Caribbean Sea. The resort is also home to the island’s largest spa, plus four restaurants including Madero Argentinian Grill, featuring poolside dining (pictured). Rates from $629; ritzcarlton.com

Alpine Aerie
A five-minute walk from Switzerland’s St. Moritz ski resort, Giardino Mountain is housed in an old hotel that’s been dramatically transformed. Beyond its traditional façade, modern interiors unfold. Seventy-eight guest rooms and suites blend natural woods with tactile fabrics and offer stunning mountain views. A spa, two restaurants, and a children’s program round out the action off the slopes. Rates from $355; designhotels.com

Modern Update
Overlooking Thomas Circle, DC’s Donovan House, a Kimpton Hotel is fresh from a multi-million-dollar renovation. Inspired by the travels of its namesake, “Wild” Bill Donovan who founded the precursor to the CIA, the new interiors by Boston-based CBT are influenced by sleek Asian and European design. Rooms boast canopy beds swathed in Frette linens and minimalist workspaces. Weekend rates from $140; donovanhoteldc.com

You may also like:

Day Trip
Sips and scenery on Maryland's Chesapeake Wine Trail
Cutting Edge
The latest technologies enhance the world of recreation
Virtual Runway
Anifa Mvuemba sparks a digital revolution
HOME&DESIGN, published bi-monthly by Homestyles Media Inc., is the premier magazine of architecture and fine interiors for the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia region.

The company also publishes an annual H&D Sourcebook of ideas and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. H&D Chesapeake Views is published bi-annually and showcases fine home design and luxury living in and around the Chesapeake Bay.

The H&D Portfolio of 100 Top Designers spotlights the superior work of selected architects, interior designers and landscape architects in major regions of the US.

Stay Connected with HOME & DESIGN Newsletter

Copyright © 2021 Home & Design. All rights reserved. | Back to top
magnifier